• Start the School Year Right With Healthy Habits

    (Sponsored Post) Help Protect Your Children From Germs This Back-To-School Season With school bells ringing and teachers diving into their lesson plans, help your children focus on what matters … [Read More]

    Start the School Year Right With Healthy Habits
  • Enroll in the 2017-18 School of Excellence Program

    Maybe you are looking to step up your PTA’s involvement in school improvements. Maybe something meaningful is already happening between your PTA and school, and you would like to see that … [Read More]

    Enroll in the 2017-18 School of Excellence Program
  • Are You Engaged?

    As PTA members, you know that family engagement is an important part of your child’s successful development and academic outcomes.  You participate on school advisory committees, lead parent … [Read More]

    Are You Engaged?
  • Top things to do in Las Vegas | #PTACon17

    I have lived in Las Vegas for over 20 years with my husband and four children.  I am very excited to have the 2017 National PTA Convention & Expo in my home town this year and to share a few … [Read More]

    Top things to do in Las Vegas | #PTACon17
  • Trump Budget: A Bad Deal for Kids

    On May 24, 2017, President Donald Trump released his budget proposal for the federal government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 which included a proposed cut of $9.2 billion to the U.S. Department of … [Read More]

    Trump Budget: A Bad Deal for Kids

Start the School Year Right With Healthy Habits

(Sponsored Post) Help Protect Your Children From Germs This Back-To-School Season With school bells ringing and teachers diving into their lesson plans, help your children focus on what matters most during the school year – learning! As part of the Healthy Habits Program, Lysol alongside the National Parent Teacher Association hope to spread the word on healthy … [Read More...]

Enroll in the 2017-18 School of Excellence Program

Maybe you are looking to step up your PTA’s involvement in school improvements. Maybe something meaningful is already happening between your PTA and school, and you would like to see that recognized. In either case, National PTA’s School of Excellence program offers customized tools to help you to make a substantial, positive impact on school and student success, … [Read More...]

Keeping Healthy Habits Top of Mind this Summer

Help Protect Your Children from Germs during the Summer Months with Healthy Habits (Sponsored Post) With summer vacation full steam ahead, help your children stay healthy and enjoy all that summer has to offer! Whether your family is soaking up the sun on the beach or running through the sprinklers at home, as part of the Healthy Habits Program, Lysol wants to … [Read More...]

Not Your Momma’s PTA

This is my first year in any kind of Parent Teacher Association (PTA). In years past I would see the slips come home to sign up for the PTA and they would get tossed in the trash. In my head I had this idea of what the PTA was and I definitely didn’t fit into that mold: I’m not a stay at home mom and able to go to every function. I’m BUSY! As I went to … [Read More...]

No “Lazy Days of Summer” for our Youth

School is out for summer! As an Alaskan, our 24-hour daylight encourages lots of opportunity for kids to stay outdoors and active all summer long. One of our favorite jokes involves parents sending their kids outside to play, and telling them to be home by dark. However, you might be surprised to learn that kids all across the United States, including Alaska, tend to … [Read More...]

Are You Engaged?

As PTA members, you know that family engagement is an important part of your child’s successful development and academic outcomes.  You participate on school advisory committees, lead parent advocacy, work with teachers in their classrooms, read all about ESSA and other regulations related to children’s health and education, and inspire your community to support … [Read More...]